bottega

noun bot·te·ga \bōˈtāgə, bəˈ-\

Definition of bottega

plural

bottegas

\-gəz\ also

botteghe

\-gē, -(ˌ)gā\
  1. :  the studio or workshop of a major artist in which other artists may participate in the execution of the projects or commissions of the major artist

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Origin and Etymology of bottega

Italian, artist's studio, shop, from Latin apotheca warehouse — more at apothecary


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